Exeter, New South Wales
Exeter // is a village in the Southern Highlands district of New South Wales, Australia, in Wingecarribee Shire. It has a station on the Main Southern railway line south of Sydney. At the 2016 census, Exeter had a population of 949.
New South Wales
Exeter central business district
|Population||949 (2016 census)|
The village was founded by James Badgery, who was born in the city of Exeter in Devon, England. He arrived in New South Wales in 1799, and by 1812 was operating a farm with the name "Exeter" on the site of the present village.
There was a railway accident at Exeter in fog on a single line in 1914, killing 14 people.
Exeter has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
Schools in Exeter:
- Exeter Public School
- Exeter page on the Southern Highlands district website
- Detailed history of the village on the same site
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